945 Social APIs: Twitter, Facebook and Delicious

Wendell Santos, January 16th, 2013

TwitterOur API directory now includes 945 social APIs. The newest is the SmartBots API. The most popular, in terms of mashups, is the Twitter API. We list [num] Twitter mashups. Below you’ll find some more stats from the directory, including the entire list of social APIs.


100 New APIs: Google Commerce Search, Intel and Human.io

Wendell Santos, August 19th, 2012
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This week we had 100 new APIs added to our API directory including a geographic mapping features service, online store and e-commerce product search service, mobile games discovery and marketing service, micro-Apps for Android and iOS and phone conversation management app. In addition we covered an API that helps users stay safe, how to simplify visual communication with Lucidchart, and the Avocado couples app. Below are more details on each of these new APIs.


Guardly Helps Users Stay Safe, Via API

Candice McMillan, August 15th, 2012

GuardlyGuardly is a personal safety service. It instantly connects the user to friends, family and authorities in an emergency. With just one tap of a button on a mobile device, Guardly sends an alert to everyone in a user’s safety network. It can even dial 911 automatically in more serious emergencies, while alerting contacts and sharing the user’s real time location. And, of course, there is also a Guardly API.


Today in APIs: Twitter Buys an API, New Klout Scores Hit API and 27 New APIs

Adam DuVander, August 14th, 2012

TwitterTwitter is adding a mobile A/B testing suite to its collection of APIs-turned-employees. The Twitter-derived Klout API is rolling out a new scoring algorithm and site. Plus: Flickr highlights a cam-sharing app, TD Ameritrade API starting to bear fruit and 27 new APIs.


17 APIs Used in 7 Days: Interfax, Heroku, YouTube

Wendell Santos, September 10th, 2011

This past week 31 new mashups were added to our mashup directory and 17 different APIs were used to build them. Some of the newer or less frequently seen APIs include Interfax. The most often used APIs this week are Facebook, Twilio and Twilio SMS. And the most commonly used types of APIs were Shopping (4 APIs, 4 mashups), Social (2 APIs, 11 mashups) and Wiki (1 APIs, 1 mashups). The list below shows which APIs were used by which mashups:


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